Gautam Gambhir extends a helping hand for a daughter who’s straining for her father’s treatment

Gautam Gambhir extends a helping hand for a daughter who’s straining for her father’s treatment

The woman can't afford her father's treatment in private hospitals.

Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir. (Photo by MANPREET ROMANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Earlier this year, Gautam Gambhir, who retired from international cricket last year, contested the elections for the maiden time. The southpaw contested for the East Delhi Constituency and tasted victory in his very first appearance. The left-hander is currently a Member of Parliament (MP) after beating Congress’ Arvinder Singh Lovely and Aam Aadmi Party’s Atishi.

He won by a massive margin of 3.91 lakh votes. The seat was earlier represented by Bhartiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Maheish Giri. Ever since, he has been busy bringing in changes to the national capital. Recently, an incident has come to the fore, where Gambhir took a heartfelt step for a lady. The woman, named Unnati Madan, requested Gambhir for some assistance.

A helpless daughter asks for Gautam Gambhir’s number

She said that her father was suffering from a body infection, which was not doing any good to his body organs. Madan stated that her father was released from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) due to unavailability of beds. She sounded helpless saying that her father’s treatment has stopped as she can’t afford private treatment and government hospitals aren’t taking him.

Asking for Gambhir’s help, she took to Twitter and wrote, “@GautamGambhir Sir I need help. my father needs help. He is suffering from CLD and a body infection which is damaging his main organs. He was admitted in aiims for 48 hours, however, was released because of unavailability of bed.”

In another tweet, she wrote, His treatment has been stopped because I can’t afford private treatment. He is the only one me and my 11 yo brother have. Please help us @GautamGambhir sir. Please help us in arranging a bed for him in aiims. Overall, she dropped three tweets tagging Gambhir.

Here is some of her tweets

The former Indian cricketer didn’t turn down her request. Rather, he extended his helping hand and asked for her phone number. “Pls send me ur no. ASAP,” Replying to Gautam, she even shared her number on social media. As per her Twitter handle, Unnati is a storyteller, blogger, freelancer writer and an editor at Trending Delhi.

Here is Gambhir’s reply

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